Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2018, as well as the three previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represents nearly $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County Statesort descending Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Himalayan Foundation San Francisco CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Honor Foundation N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Foundation of Mendocino County Inc N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Cupertino Rotary Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo-Foster City Community Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Margaret J. Kemp San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StartOut San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spirit Rock Meditation Center N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonrisas Dental Health Inc San Mateo CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
The Salvation Army Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morning Glory Montessori School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Leland High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
San Francisco Public Health Foundation San Francisco CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
March for Our Lives Foundation N/A CA United States Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 500
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Center for Lesbian Rights San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Greater Bay Area Make A Wish Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 4,725
Christ Centered Counseling N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Particular Council of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Santa Clara CA United States Religion Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Okizu Foundation Marin CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 300
Human Investment Project Inc San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sacred Heart Schools Atherton San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 987
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nuru International N/A CA United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence San Francisco CA United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 3,000
LifeMoves San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame Inc San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Gardner Family Health Network Inc Santa Clara CA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 350
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Spirit Series, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pathways Home Health and Hospice Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Delta San Francisco-Peninsula Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mad Dog Rescue Inc Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The UCLA Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 -500,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Coastside Land Trust San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sierra Club Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Sunnyvale Community Services Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
William James Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,700
Operation Rainbow Inc Alameda CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Homefirst Services of Santa Clara County Santa Clara CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Asha for Education San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Creativity Explored San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula College Fund San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Food Literacy Center N/A CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Team4Tech Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 380,000
Tim Griffith Memorial Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 200
Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Institute for Nonprofit News N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 75,000
California Film Institute Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Alameda CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Mithil Prasad Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 400
Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks San Mateo CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Volunteers of America Inc N/A CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 250
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
The Saturday Center for Psychotherapy and Training N/A CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 250
Samaritan House San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foothill Family Shelter Inc N/A CA United States Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
North Valley Community Foundation N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,333,000
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Grantee Statesort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Northwest Passage Limited WI Health Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Voces de la Frontera WI Immigration Donor Advised 2018 15,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500,000
ProBuColls Association WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation, Inc. WI Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 31,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
University of Wisconsin Foundation WI General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Discovery World, Ltd. WI Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. WI Health Donor Advised 2018 400
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Center for Community Stewardship Inc WI Community Development Donor Advised 2018 540
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship - USA WI Religion Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Lawrence University of Wisconsin WI Education Donor Advised 2018 7,500
West Virginia Univ Foundation Inc WV Education Corporate Advised 2018 98,853
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wilson Volunteer Fire Department Association Inc WY Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Pioneer Classical School Inc WY Education Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 -50,000
Jackson Hole Ski Club WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Grand Teton Music Festival Inc WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Association Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area WY Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Jackson Hole Land Trust WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole WY General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Hole Food Rescue Corp WY Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yellowstone Forever WY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole WY Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
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